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51. 

Which telecom company has accused the US of launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal information systems?

A. Huawei
B. Oppo
C. Xiaomi
D. Samsung

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Huawei recently accused the US government of launching cyber-attacks to infiltrate its internal information systems and disrupt its business. Huawei also accused the US of unlawfully detaining its staff and trying to coerce and entice its staff to turn against it but did not offer any evidence for the allegations.

52. 

With which company, CBSE have partnered to build AI learning for schools?

A. Microsoft India
B. Google
C. Infosys
D. IBM

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Microsoft India and the Central Board of Secondary Education have partnered to build AI learning for schools. They will conduct capacity building programmes for high school teachers with an aim to integrate cloud-powered technology in K12 teaching. The programme is for teachers of grades 8-10 and will be conducted in 10 cities across the country. The programme will provide teachers better access to the latest Information and Communication Technology (ICT) tools. Therefore, it will help the teachers to integrate technology into teaching in a safe and secure manner. The programme will also offer teachers the opportunity to become Microsoft Innovative Educators.

53. 

Which IT firm bags $300-million deal from ICICI Bank?

A. HCL
B. Infosys
C. Wipro
D. Cognizant

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

IT services major Wipro Limited has bagged a strategic contract valued at $300 million from the ICICI Bank. Under the contract, Wipro will offer a comprehensive suite of services to ICICI Bank for the next seven years, starting September 2019. Currently, Mumbai-based IT services firm Vara infotech provides these services to the ICICI Bank. As part of this strategic engagement, Wipro will absorb about 3,800 employees of Vara infotech along with its existing contracts, facilities and assets.

54. 

Which e-commerce company recently announced to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020?

A. Flipkart
B. Amazon
C. Jabong
D. Myntra

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

E-commerce giant Amazon India recently announced to eliminate single-use plastic from its packaging by June 2020. The move came after PM Narendra Modi urged people to avoid the use of single-use plastic in order to protect the environment.

55. 

Where is the headquarters of ICRA?

A. Mumbai
B. New Delhi
C. Kolkata
D. Gurugram

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

ICRA Limited (ICRA) is an Indian independent and professional investment information and credit rating agency headquartered in Gurugram.